MD Anderson Cancer Center Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy ATC R2 (12:00pm - 9:00pm) in Houston, Texas

The Division of Pharmacy at MD Anderson Cancer Center strives to be the industry leader in providing premier patient-centered care, based on excellence and innovation in patient care, services, research and education. We strive to ensure safe, effective and cost-conscious medication use and to work with our health care colleagues to promote optimal drug therapy outcomes through the development of integrated, quality programs.

The hours for this position are 12:00PM - 9:00PM

IV Preparation

  1. Follows standard operating procedures/safety standards (USP 797/USP 800/NIOSH) when handling, preparing, and waste disposal of hazardous drugs. Reports and documents chemotherapy spills.

  2. Demonstrates the correct use of a closed system and maintains competency.

  3. Prepares investigational doses by reading the datasheet, follow protocol directions, care when admixing, documenting thoroughly on the investigational card for each drug. Ask for assistance from a pharmacist if needed.

  4. Successfully completes annual or semi-annual process validations.

  5. Demonstrates strong math skills for pharmacy calculations.

  6. Manages time efficiently by maintaining high productivity.

  7. Demonstrates system proficiency including, but not limited to BD Cato, Phacts, OneConnect, and control access cabinets.

Daily Operational Duties

  1. Equipment maintenance, including BSC cleaning, stocking supplies, balance maintenance, pump retrieval, scheduled QA assignments, cleaning of IV rooms and ante-room, inventory ordering, pyxis support as needed, and water bath and baxa repeater pump cleaning.

    Work Schedule Responsibilities

    1. Optimizes patient care and customer service by fulfilling all required operational responsibilities including staffing beyond shift as needed to complete all team assignments.

2. Ability to flex schedule across areas and shifts based on operational needs.

Education Required:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Must pass pre-employment skills a test as required and administered by Human Resources.

Preferred Education:

Some College

Certification Required:

Current Pharmacy Technician Registration with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP).

Preferred Certification:

ACPE Sterile Products Certification.

Experience: None.

Preferred Experience:

IV sterile preparation experience and prior pharmacy experience.

Onsite Presence:

Is Required

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